Just as weather temps decline outside so, too, will the number of bikers braving the elements. Fortunately, there's light on the horizon for those in need of winter- and office-appropriate commuter apparel. From the windy city, Nonetheless Garments has created a commuter pant that, not only boasts sustainable design cred, but will keep riders toasty on a morning ride. Whether the ol' bike is in hibernation for the winter, or not, this is a commuter pant worth checking out.
True to their Windy City roots, these commuter pants are built to brave the elements. “This pant was engineered as a hybrid with traditional jean touch points and refined trouser elements,” says nonetheless garments designer and founder Jonathan Shaun.
Made in Chicago with a breathable, waterproof, and 4-way stretch textile, called Polartec NeoShell, these trousers are, in one word: versatile. Plus, they have a soft shell and are neither stiff nor rigid.
True to the menswear brand's self-proclaimed design mantra, "less is more," the weatherproof commuter pant features a slim fit with versatile and functional features: more room in the thigh area; trouser-style welts in rear; a gusseted crotch area for better movement; a gripper, non-slip waistband; anti-sprocket leg openings; and a 5-pocket design, including internal hand pockets and deep pocket bags.
Further, these trousers are designed as a cradle-to-cradle and zero waste product that is made to stand the test of time.
The Weatherproof Commuter Pant ($185) is available now for pre-order on nonethelessgarments.com. Delivery starts the first week in January.
Wait, it gets better: provide your inseam via email and they will tailor to fit for you, at no extra charge--and at $185, I should think not!
What do you think of these commuter trousers? Are they too pricey, or worth the investment? What keeps you warm on the winter commuter? Tell us in the comment section, below.